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LEO TRIPLET

LEO TRIPLET

The Leo Triplet is a small group of galaxies about 35 million light-years away in the constellation Leo.
This galaxy group consists of the spiral galaxies M65, the M66, and the NGC 3628.(WIKI)
Imaged with the Boren-Simon 8" F/2.8 POWERNEWT Astrograph.
SBIG ST8300 M camera & Filterwheel with BAADER LRGB FILTERS.
90 min of LUM bin 1x1
10 min per RGB bin 2x2
Total of 120 minutes of exposure.
Imaged from the NEGEV desert on Mar 30th 2011.


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